SNK released new gameplay from their upcoming fighter The King of Fighters XV, coming in later in 2021.
The trailer introduces Chizuru Kagura, who first appeared in The King of Fighters ’96. She has a few abilities that allow her to utilize divine spiritual skills in fights. She’s able to launch shadow-like attacks or reflect projectiles along with other moves such as teleportation.
More news about The King of Fighters XV will be released at a later date. Still, the game utilizes cell-shaded character designs, which resemble the developer’s previous Samurai Shodown entry.
The colorful graphics allow the team to be a bit more playful with the roster and telegraph movesets easier, which is needed for such a technical fighting game such as this. The game will feature a main campaign revolve around Shun’ei and how he acquired his mysterious powers at a young age. The game will also have a story for other characters on the roster.
We’ll be sure to keep you updated on the release of The King of Fighters XV. For now, enjoy the short trailer showing off Chizuru’s moveset and abilities below:
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